Roadwork


Taxpayers to Save Money in New Road Deal for Ga.'s Fort Gordon

When Fort Gordon needs roadwork performed, a new contract now allows Columbia County, Ga., to help pave the way. The county and the U.S. Army installation, based southwest of Augusta, signed an intergovernmental support agreement Oct....


Atkinson Completes Phase of $242M I-5 Project

Crews from Atkinson Construction (formerly Guy F. Atkinson) reached an important milestone in reshaping Interstate 5 and the surrounding communities near Lakewood, Wash. Atkinson, in conjunction with the Washington State Department of Transportation, recently announced that the second phase of construction to widen I-5 and rebuild intersections is now substantially complete....


Construction Starts On $50M Butte County Highway Job

In a major milestone, Caltrans has started construction on a safety and passing lanes project on State Highway 70 in southern Butte County. Teichert Construction of Sacramento and MCM Construction of North Highlands are the contractors on the project....


Wolf Administration Highlights Collaborative Pilot to Pave Roadway With Recycled Plastic

Officials from the Pennsylvania Departments of Transportation (PennDOT), Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), Environmental Protection (DEP) and General Services (DGS) highlighted a pilot project to pave part of a Ridley Creek State Park roadway with an asphalt and recycled plastic mixture....


NCDOT Calls On Lane Construction to Improve I-440 With $365M Project

The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) is overseeing a $365 million undertaking known as the I-440 and Blue Ridge Road project. The improvements to I-440, between just south of Walnut Street in Cary and north of Wade Avenue in Raleigh, are being made to improve traffic flow, access and efficiency....


Historic Project Results in New U.S. 35

Experienced drivers in the East know that the winding two-lane roads in West Virginia can be a scenic wonder. It's a must to drive some of these roads with the windows down, view the fall colors and listen to John Denver sing "Country Roads."But drivers who need to reach their destinations promptly know that some of these roads can be a teeth-grinding experience....


Flatiron Embarks On One of California's Largest Projects

Construction crews from Flatiron are embarking on one of the largest highway construction projects in the California region. Overseen by the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), the $480 million Fix50 project will see a long-awaited upgrade of the busy section of Highway 50, a key corridor in mid-town and East Sacramento (Sacramento County), with the addition of high-occupancy vehicle lanes; widening of 12 bridges; and newly-built retaining walls....


Contractors Will Have Busy Fall Season Upgrading Roads

TxDOT officials recently announced that a project to resurface the pavement on U.S. 271 in Red River County has commenced. The contractor, Richard Drake Construction Company LP, was granted 96 working days, weather permitting, to complete this project valued at more than $4.5 million....


Texas Transportation Commission Approves 10-Year Plan

The Texas Transportation Commission recently unanimously approved TxDOT's 10-year plan retaining allocations for funding the I-45 improvement project in Houston. The project, commonly known as the North Houston Highway Improvement Project, or NHHIP, is supported by the majority of people who commented during the Unified Transportation Program's (UTP) public comment period....


S.C. Roads, Highways Are Still Bad, But DOT Reports Repairs Being Made

Despite increased funding to improve South Carolina's roads and bridges, the Upstate's traffic is still congested and, overall, the state's highways have remained deadly. But, in a report released Sept....